Lao morning news for September 6

Lao morning news for September 6

Lao PDR morning newsLaos to halve import permit procedures by 2019
Laos will try to cut by half the number of procedures, time taken, costs involved and documents currently required to obtain an import or export licence by 2019, local daily Vientiane Times reported on Wednesday.— Xinhua

Lao farmers using “photovoice” to communicate about climate change
Driving south from Vientiane, capital of Lao PDR, for about 600 kilometers, our team arrived at ‘Baan Phailom’ (meaning the village that is surrounded by bamboo trees in Lao language).
— Mekong Commons

Laos, China ink deal on railway service training college
Laos and China on Tuesday signed an agreement for a feasibility study on the establishment of a college that would train personnel to work as ticket sellers, station operators and provide various passenger services.
— Vientiane Times

Almost 20 Officials Trained On Aircraft Accident Investigation Techniques
The Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs funded a one-week training course on “Aircraft Accident Investigation Techniques” for 19 Lao government officials from 27 to 31 August 2018.
— Lao News Agency

Flood warning for riverside villages extended
Villages alongside the nation’s major rivers will continue to experience flooding as water levels rise following more torrential rainfall in recent days, the Meteorology and Hydrology Department has warned.
— Vientiane Times

Commerce ministry postpones new business registration system
The Ministry of Industry and Commerce has postponed the implementation of a new business registration system which Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith had requested in February.
— Vientiane Times

Vietnam, Laos foster cooperation in front work
President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF)’s Central Committee Tran Thanh Man received visiting President of the Lao Front for National Construction (LFNC)’s Central Committee Saysomphone Phomvihane in Hanoi on September 5.
— Vietnam Plus


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Stella-maris Ewudolu

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Stella-maris graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, Education from Ebonyi State University, Nigeria in 2005.

Between November 2010 and February 2012 she was a staff writer at Daylight Online, Nigeria writing on health, fashion, and relationships. From 2010 – 2017 she worked as a freelance screen writer for ‘Nollywood’, Nigeria.

She joined AEC News Today in December 2016.

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